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umbrella-shaped

Definitions

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  • adjective shaped in the form of an umbrella

Etymologies

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Examples

  • SOYSAMBU CONSERVANCY, Kenya -- Hidden among the umbrella-shaped acacia trees are walls of dull tarpaulin which form a funnel toward the ramp of a truck that waits with its back door open.

    Kenya Moves Zebras To Feed Lions

  • SOYSAMBU CONSERVANCY, Kenya -- Hidden among the umbrella-shaped acacia trees are walls of dull tarpaulin which form a funnel toward the ramp of a truck that waits with its back door open.

    Kenya Moves Zebras To Feed Lions

  • What filled the hole was even more discouraging - a vast mall hemmed in by subways underground and umbrella-shaped motifs constructed of cheap materials that began deteriorating as soon as the place reopened.

    GreenCine Daily: FIFA Dispatch. 1.

  • Some jellyfish have four-fold symmetry (four tentacles, four channels in their umbrella-shaped bodies).

    Symmetry in animals

  • In parts of Tamil Nadu, where rainfall is even less, the vegetation is made up of open thorny forests with scattered Acacia planifrons that are characterized by umbrella-shaped crowns.

    Deccan thorn scrub forests

  • In an experiment that simulated the extinction of these animals, researchers fenced off patches of land with the umbrella-shaped whistling thorn tree, or Acacia drepanolobium, on the Kenyan savannah in eastern Africa so that the animals could not graze on them.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The upper park is mainly humid subtropical deciduous forest, but a small area in the northeast of the park has stands of the umbrella-shaped ParanĂ¡ pine Araucaria angustifolia, here at its western limit, with two palms, the Assai palm Euterpe edulis, of which the heart is eaten, and wild coconut palm Cocos romanzoffiana, also imbuya or 'Brazilian walnut' Phoebe porosa.

    Iguacu National Park, Brazil

  • This spy satellite probably had an enormous umbrella-shaped listening antenna (or several) which could be aimed at particular points of interest on the surface of the earth.

    Bush/Cheney Administration Thinks We're Idiots

  • Over the past couple of years I've been monitoring the long rectangular strips of Martian surface being beamed across the void, in a steady stream of zeroes and ones, from the umbrella-shaped high-gain antenna of the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft.

    A Space in Time

  • Over the past couple of years I've been monitoring the long rectangular strips of Martian surface being beamed across the void, in a steady stream of zeroes and ones, from the umbrella-shaped high-gain antenna of the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft.

    A Space in Time

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